Low Fat Protein Muffins

If you are looking for a quick and easy muffin recipe that is also healthy, these low fat protein muffins are a delicious option. You can make muffins from start to finish in less than half an hour! They are light, fluffy, and soft, with just the right amount of sweetness. These mini muffins can be made with protein powder or other ingredients; see the recipe notes for different ingredient options.

Low Fat Protein Muffins

Quick and easy vegan mini muffins made from simple ingredients. These muffins are low fat and high protein.
Prep Time8 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time28 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: healthy, muffins, protein, quick, vegan
Servings: 12 mini muffins


Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup protein powder strawberry soy protein
  • 1.5 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 2 tbsp dried cranberries

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy milk
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Mix together dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and then mix together by stirring until ingredients are just incorporated. 
    Top each muffin with 1/2 tsp brown sugar before baking (optional).
  • Bake at 350 for 20 min. Makes 12 small muffins.


These muffins were made with strawberry flavoured vegan soy protein powder. If using unsweetened protein powder, add 2 tsp of sweetener (such as sugar or agave syrup). Alternatively, use half almond flour and half coconut flour plus 2 tsp coconut sugar instead of protein powder.